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-- it was a snowy day in new york. i was coming here. i was a 20-something starting in newark, sloshing around on the slushy day, and i remember coming to a pool of slush that was deep, probably like shin deep, and i was looking at it. i see an older african-american woman pushing a cart, you know what i'm talking about? the metals, mesh-type cart. i'll help this woman, of course, through the slush ocean, and then this guy jumped up, a white conservatively dressed guy who i would have had, at that time, never assumed would have gone and walk in the slush in the shoes that are like my monthly allowance, slush in the shoes, brings the woman over to the side, smiles at the woman, woman smiles at him, and i witnessed that. my day changed. that made me open and more accepting and loving. you never know what an act can do to make that change. that's what the world needs desperately because we are stuck. you see this. there's no shortage of kids. i want to put covenant house out of business, frankly, because there's no shortage of kids right now in need. that shouldn't be the case. >> so we talked ab
christie's future? >> re-election looks quite probable, to the point where the mayor of newark, seen as his principal opponent, has decided to look in other venues to pursue his own political future. he recorded the highest favorable job rating ever found in any governor of new jersey after his handling of sandy. >> did that natural disaster and the reaction of governor christie and the reaching out to the president -- did that help president obama? >> it certainly did. i do not think it was decisive. if the election had been held a week earlier and you look at the polls, and to was a lot closer. i think obama would have won, but it would not have been an electoral landslide. i think his 2.8% advantage in the popular vote probably would have been a pointless. people ask how important obama's reaction, handling of sandy was, 9% said it was the most important issue. i think 18% said it was one of the most important issues. a very high number. if you look at the trajectory of the polls, it clearly had an effect, but i do not think it was a decisive effect. i think the roots of the defeat of ro
, not the 10 to 15 you had. the major impact at the airports, already the three new york city airports, newark, laguardia, and kennedy, canceled 180 flights. there will be additional cancelations when snow starts flying. a quick hitter. down by tomorrow morning. tomorrow, a sunny, chilly end to the final weekend of 2013. not the animal we had the past week, but tornadoes on christmas and big snowfalls and flooding and all kinds of wind on the jersey shore. this is a minor, minor inconvenience on the road. a bigger one at the airports. >> even if it's a quick hitter, thank you so much. we'll check in again. want to turn out to intriguing new details emerging between the dealings of president ronald reagan and two notable figures in the world. british prime minister margaret thatcher and queen elizabeth ii. what happened behind the scenes 30 years ago. duncan golestani live in london. what are we learning about the special relationship between the two countries of ours? >> good morning, t.j. politicians like to call it the special relationship and this shows how much effort the british put into
new england. travel will be treacherous in this region. pretty in newark where you're only getting an inch or two but new england and coastal areas this will be the type of snow you'll be shoveling out and plowing out tomorrow morning. martin? >> the proves the weather is an equal-opportunity annoyer. the west coast also getting some bad weather. >> that's right. it's raining in los angeles and we are expecting measurable amounts of rain there. that will cause travel slowdowns with the low clouds and rain on the west coast. coast to coast we are facing some travel troubles for today. >> okay. not good for folks wanting to come home. bonnie, thanks very much. >>> members of congress in a last-minute scram to believe try to avoid a fiscal cliff and save millions of americans thousands of dollars a year. >>> plus, who are you going to call? one new jersey couple said their home was haunted. so they called in the real-life ghostbusters. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along
and 180, jfk, laguardia and newark as of this hour. in terms of the delays we are not seeing them mount as much as we would have thought at this time and one of the reasons that snow not quite working its way into the tri-state area just yet, but we are, nonetheless, seeing low ceilings and visibility issues and certainly wet runways as a result of the storm which will continue to crank along throughout the afternoon and the evening before winding down overnight into tomorrow and really impacting cities like boston which could pick up a foot. i would expect to see major delays for you. here in new york, we are anticipating those delays to continue to climb throughout the evening. one of the good things with this storm, versus the storm earlier this week is the winds are lighter with this so it won't be as much of an aviation problem. nonetheless, if you are traveling you will want to check ahead because we are anticipating anywhere from one to three inches of snow hitting the new york metro area by this evening. >> i remember when i was little and snow was fun. >> reporter: yeah. not wh
've canceled about 175 outbound and inbound flights at kennedy, newark, and laguardia. so far, though, no delays because the snow is just beginning to get into the suburbs. once the visibilities come down and they start deicing, we'll see delays. it's a quick hitter here. this will all be out of here by m midafternoon. it wraps up in new york city this evening. the big numbers will come in from boston, providence, and cape cod as the storm intensifies. out there, somebody could get 10 inches of snow, most of that falling tonight. as veronica has mentioned, the next five to seven days will feature cold weather but likely no big snowstorms in the future. certainly not there in d.c. where it continues to rain inside the beltway. back to you. >> all right. mike seidel in new cumberland, pennsylvania. we appreciate it. looks like we lucked out. >> we mentioned that it's a quick hitter. in so little time, it can cripple so much when we talk about transportation. there's going to be lives disrupted all over the place. >> you heard him say, though, if you're playing out or if you have relativ
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